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  • Situation update of General Staff of UAF regarding russian invasion as of 6.00 a.m., April 28, 2023
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 28 April 2023 06:58

    Day 429 of the full-scale russian military aggression has begun.

    The four hundred and twenty-ninth day of large-scale armed aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine has begun.

    The russian aggressor does not abandon its intentions to occupy our territory, continues to wage a war of aggression.

    The enemy continues to use terror tactics, while ignoring the laws and customs of warfare, strikes civilian objects.

    Today, russian terrorists launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine. Information about the consequences is currently being clarified.

    Last day, the enemy carried out 8x missile and 31x air strikes, carried out 56x rounds from MRLS on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Civilians suffered, private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.

    The threat of further missile and air strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

    The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mar’yinka axes. During the past day, they carried out more than 65x attacks on the specified areas of the frontline, but all of them were repelled by units of the defense forces. Bakhmut and Mar’yinka remain at the epicenter of hostilities, our soldiers bravely defend themselves.

    Volyn’ and Polissya axes: the operational situation has not undergone significant changes. There were no signs of the formation of offensive groups.

    Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: during the past day, the enemy carried out airstrikes on the settlements of Seredyna-Buda and Chernatske; carried out mortar and artillery shelling of Gremyach settlements of Chernihiv Oblast; Novovasylivka, Ukrainyske, Baranivka, Bachivsk, Kucherivka, Volfine, Oleksiivka, and Myropyllya in the Sumy Oblast, as well as Basove, Bugaivka, Kozacha Lopan, Strelecha, Hlyboke, Gatyshche, Vovchansk, Vilkhuvatka, Bologivka, Dvorichanske, and Kolodyazne in the Kharkiv Oblast.

    Kupyansk axis: the enemy did not carry out offensive actions, actively using unmanned aerial vehicles to adjust artillery fire. Kam’ianka, Krasne Pershe, Figolivka, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Liman Pershi, Doroshivka, Berestov in the Kharkiv Oblast and Novoselivske in the Luhansk Oblast got under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

    Lyman axis: the adversary conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of the settlement of Dibrova and Serebryansk forestry. Makiivka, Nevske, Dibrova, Belogorivka of the Luhansk Oblast and Terny, Verkhnokamianske, Spirne of the Donetsk Oblast were hit by artillery fire.

    Bakhmut axis: the enemy continues conducting offensive operations. Fighting continues in the city of Bakhmut. In addition, during the past day, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions on the axis of Bohdanivka. Vasyukivka, Orihovo-Vasylivka, Hryhorivka, Khromovka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar, Ivanovske, Predtechine, Kostyantynivka, Severnye, Pivdenne, Nelipivka and New York of the Donetsk Oblast were affected by enemy shelling.

    Avdiivka axis: the adversary carried out offensive actions in the areas of Avdiivka, Severna and Pervomaiske settlements of the Donetsk Oblast, without success. They shelled the settlements of Novokalynove, Stepove, Berdychi, Lastochkine, Avdiivka, Severne, Vodyane, Pervomaiske of the Donetsk Oblast.

    Mar’yinka axis: during the past day, our defenders repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Krasnohorivka and Mar’yinka settlements. At the same time, Krasnohorivka, Georgiivka, Mar’yinka, Paraskoviivka and Novomykhailivka of the Donetsk Oblast got under enemy fire.

    Shakhtars’ke axis: the enemy did not carry out any offensive operations the last day. They carried out airstrikes on Vugledar and Velika Novosilka, shelled the settlements of Bogoyavlenka, Novoukrayinka, Zolota Niva, Prechistivka, and Vugledar in the Donetsk Oblast.

    Zaporizhzhia and Kherson axes: the enemy is on the defensive. In the meantime, they carried out shelling of populated areas, which are next to the line of military confrontation. Among them are Vilne Pole, Novopil’ of the Donetsk Oblast; Olhivske, Gulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Orihiv, Novoandriyivka and Kam’ianske of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Kherson and Beryslav, Kherson Oblast. Also last day, at night, the enemy launched a missile attack on Mykolaiv.

    The invaders continue to suffer losses, including non-combat losses. Thus, on April 24, 20x invaders died in one of the units of the enemy located in the Melitopol district of the Zaporizhzhya Oblast, as a result of poisoning due to the use of an unknown substance.

    Over the past day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made 7x strikes on areas of concentration of personnel and military equipment of the occupiers, as well as a strike on the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile complex.

    At the same time, our defenders shot down 6x enemy UAVs of various types.

    During the past day, units of missile and artillery forces hit 2x control points, an area where the enemy’s manpower was concentrated, an anti-aircraft defense system, an ammunition depot, and 2x artillery units.

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